Staff profile

Dr Mehdi Hasan

Programme Leader for International Business Management


Economics and Finance


College of Business, Law and Social Sciences


Derby Business School

Research centre

Centre for Business Improvement


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus



I am a Lecturer in the discipline of Economics and Finance. Prior to joining the University of Derby, I had been teaching at Edge Hill University in Lancashire. I also worked at the University of Chester and Wrexham Glyndwr University as an academic staff.

I am the Programme Leader for International Business Management (N129) at the UG level. I am also responsible for teaching, research, and supervision within the Business School. Currently, I lead Applied Economics Project, Public and Third Sector Economy, and Introduction to Macroeconomic Concepts and Data.

As a Lecturer, I assist students to understand economic theories, and their practical applications and enhance their analytical skills at the Micro and Macro levels. For doing so, I apply student-centred and research-focused teaching techniques in the class.

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Research interests

I am passionate about research. My research interests include, but are not limited to various aspects of the third sector organisations and emerging economies.

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